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Synonyms for lead on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lead on(verb)

    entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken

    deceive, cozen, delude

  2. deceive, lead on, delude, cozen(verb)

    be false to; be dishonest with

    betray, lead astray, cozen, delude, deceive

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How to use lead on in a sentence?

  1. Neil Tangri:

    The focus is on collecting and disposing of plastics instead of reducing the quantity produced, japan has the opportunity to lead on this issue by reducing the production and use of plastic. They're fumbling the opportunity.

  2. Rhiju Das:

    This work indicates that online gamers can actually take the lead on defining research questions and write up their own results, those have traditionally been the role of academically trained scientists.

  3. Bhaskar Gorti:

    I personally think we have a at least 2 to 3 years or more lead on our nearest competitor Ericsson (in software).

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    As women, let's do more to help all women lead on and succeed, you don't have to run for office.

  5. Janis Meredith:

    I'm a question asker and I tend to ask a lot of questions and so that often got me in trouble because I would say things like, 'What happened?' or 'Why didn't the coach put you in?' ... and they're like, ' Mom, enough, the questions, stop,' we learned after a game to let our kids take the lead on the conversation.


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